Saturday, February 27, 2016

Diomedes Devoured by Horses


Gustave Moreau (French, 1826 - 1898)

Diomedes Devoured by Horses

Watercolour over graphite
21.4 x 19.7 centimetres
8.42 x 7.75 inches
The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

Saturday, February 20, 2016

Horse of Selene


Horse of Selene (Greek)
Marble statue from the East pediment of the Parthenon
83.3 centimetres length x 62.6 height x 33.3 depth
32.79  inches length x 24.64 height x 13.11 depth
438 BC - 432 BC
British Museum

Saturday, February 13, 2016

A Hunter on Horseback


Muzaffar 'Ali
(Persian, flourished circa 1540 - 1576)

A Hunter on Horseback
Gouache and gold on paper
1540
British Museum

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Horses Resting


Franz Marc (German, 1880 - 1916)

Horses Resting (Ruhende Pferde)
Woodcut on Paper
16.8 x 23 centimetres
6.61 x 9.05 inches
1911
Museum of Modern Art, New York